Who We Are

Quick Facts

History
Founded in 1898 by Mira Hall

Enrollment
219 students
73% boarding; 27% day
37% international

Students from 16 states — California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia — and the District of Columbia

Students from 20 places around the globe (including dual citizenship) — Brazil, China, Dominica, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Somalia, South Korea, Thailand, Tibet, the United States, and Vietnam

Campus/Facilities
Over 90 acres in the Berkshires
36 classrooms & 108 dorm rooms
20 housing units for faculty/staff
Anne Meyer Cross ’37 Athletic Center
Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center
Humes Euston Hall Library
Susan P. O'Day ’77 Softball Field
Pamela Humphrey Firman ’31 Writing Center
Linn Hall Academic Building - opened Fall 2016 (learn more)
New Residence Hall - opened Summer 2016 (learn more)
Construction of new Athletic Field - 2018

Academics
99 courses
Advanced Placement Courses: 11
Average AP Score: 4 (out of 5)
AP Scholars: 38
Average Class Size: 10-14
Student/Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Classes offered with One Schoolhouse

College Placement
All of our students continue on to institutions of higher learning. 15% of the graduating class of 2018 was accepted Early Decision; and 51% were accepted Early Action.
A partial list of college acceptances includes: Amherst, Barnard, Brandeis, Bryn Mawr, Bucknell, Carnegie Mellon, Claremont McKenna, Cornell, College of William and Mary, Connecticut College, Dartmouth, Dickinson, Duke, Elon, Emory, Franklin and Marshall, Georgetown, Gettysburg, Hamilton, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Kenyon, Lafayette, Lehigh, Macalester, McGill, Middlebury, NYU, Northwestern, Oberlin, Pitzer, Princeton, Reed, RI School of Design, RPI, Sarah Lawrence, Scripps, Simmons, Smith, Spelman, Syracuse, Trinity, Tufts, University of California, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Vassar, Washington & Lee, Wellesley, Wesleyan, Williams, and Yale. View a complete listing.

Tuition & Financial Aid (2018-2019)
$58,850 boarding
$35,665 day
About half of the students enrolled receive some form of financial aid
Total aid awarded: Over $5 million
Avg. grant size: $37,000
More about tuition and financial aid

Admissions
New Students Enrolled: 74

Head of School

Julia Nakano Heaton

Board of Trustees
29 members, including 21 alumnae

Alumnae
More than 3,600 in 49 states and 59 countries

Accreditation
Most recent NEASC 10-year re-accreditation: Fall 2017
 
Memberships
ASSIST
Association of Independent Schools of New England
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
Cum Laude Society
Head Mistresses Association of the East
National Association for College Admission Counseling
National Association of Foreign Student Affairs
National Association of Independent Schools
National Business Officers Association
National Coalition of Girls’ Schools
New England Association for College Admission Counseling
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
One Schoolhouse (Online School for Girls)
Secondary School Admissions Test Board
The Association of Boarding Schools
The College Board
The Head's Network

Summer Programs
Miss Hall's School is the summer home for the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Tanglewood Music Center.
492 Holmes Road Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone: (413) 443-6401

About us

Located in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, Miss Hall's School is a private, college preparatory, boarding and day high school for girls in grades 9-12.
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